Personal Evidence Product
Values, Beliefs, and Assumptions of a Teacher Leader
Respect: Showing respect to everyone you work with is essential to being a leader. If you want respect you need to earn it by showing everyone else the same respect. Take into consideration that everyone is not just like you, they may think, act, and do things differently than you do.
Integrity: Leaders need to have integrity. They have to be willing to do the right thing at all times. They need to be honest and trustworthy. Honesty is a very important trait. Your team needs to be able to trust you. They need to know that you are being honest with them at all times. Being honest will help to build respect and rapport with your team.
Teamwork: Working with your team is the best way to be a leader. Everyone on your team is valuable and their thoughts, opinions, feelings, and ideas are important. Creating a team that works together is a valuable asset.
Education/ Training: Training and education are a valuable asset. There is always room for growth for all teachers. Leaders will need additional training in order to be the best leader they can. They will need training as well as support from other leaders who have more experience.
Kindness and Professionalism: There is nothing worse than a leader who is mean or on a power kick. Leaders should be kind, understanding and professional at all times. They should not feel as though they are better than the members of their team simply because they are leaders.
Teacher leaders should not abuse their authority. They should value and respect all members of their team at all times. They should use their position of to achieve all their goals, and to lead others to be successful. They should create a team that works and respects each other.